|translation (trænsˈleɪʃən, trænz-)|
|1.||something that is or has been translated, esp a written text|
|2.||the act of translating or the state of being translated|
|3.||maths a transformation in which the origin of a coordinate system is moved to another position so that each axis retains the same direction or, equivalently, a figure or curve is moved so that it retains the same orientation to the axes|
translation trans·la·tion (trāns-lā'shən, trānz-)
The act or process of translating, especially from one language into another.
The state of being translated.
A translated version of a text.
The process by which mRNA, tRNA, and ribosomes effect the production of a protein molecule from amino acids, the specificity of synthesis being controlled by the base sequences of the mRNA.
movement of a tooth through alveolar bone without change in axial inclination.
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